Convergence in oncology summit

September 24-25 2020, Lausanne, Switzerland

About

The Convergence in Oncology Summit is an international annual assembly of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors active in the field of Oncology to debate and explore synergies that can accelerate the development of the most promising solutions in the field.

From diagnostics to therapeutics, rapid change in technology innovation modifies the landscape faster than any organizations can keep up with. Convergence of technologies from mature and emerging sectors are creating new opportunities that can significantly accelerate disruptive solutions that benefit patients globally.

The principal aim of this Summit is to promote development of new solutions through convergence and sharing of opportunities in the field of Oncology. The Summit is organized by professionals for professionals and we look forward to welcoming you to Lausanne, Switzerland, for networking and sharing of knowledge among industry leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and investors.

Session Highlights

This year’s Summit will focus on Prevention & Diagnostics, Therapy, and Digitization, with many opportunities to network and explore synergies.

The Summit is organized in several consecutive sessions led by a panel of industry leaders bringing their perspective to the topic, followed by several presentations by leading company CEOs covering innovative emerging and disrupting solutions relevant to the panel discussion.

Who should attend?

The annual event is attended by CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders from both academia and industry to discuss and debate the key issues of global concern in Oncology.

Schedule 2020

The Summit is organized around eight consecutive plenary panel sessions over two days.

12:00 - 13:45
Registration & Welcome Lunch
13:45 - 14:00
Official Opening
14:00 - 15:30
Translational Medicine:
Immuno-oncology
16:00 - 17:35
Next Generation Diagnostics in Oncology:
The Promise of the OMICS Age
18:30 - 22:00
Lake Journey Dinner
10:00 - 11:00
Networking Coffee
11:00 - 12:30
From Data to Decision:
Applied Artificial Intelligence in Oncology
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
CAR-T Cell Therapy:
Challenges and Opportunities
16:00 - 17:30
Health Economics & Access to Innovation:
What Does It Mean for Patients?
18:00 - 19:30
Convergence for Better Health Outcomes:
Connecting the Dots
19:30 - 20:30
Farewell Apero
20:30
End of The Convergence in Oncology Summit 2020

 Industry Leaders     Entrepreneurs     Investors
• Panel discussions • Company presentations  • Investment outlook
Digitization    Prevention    Diagnostics    Therapeutics

Speakers 2019

Antonino
Amato
Stella
Augustus
Eugene
Bajorinas
Ayse
Baker
William
Burns
Ata Tuna
Ciftlik
Raphael
Conz
Ebrahim
Delpassand
Julien
Dodet
Andrea
Dunbar
Manuela
Eicher
Xavier
Franz
Jan
Groen
Brian
Hashemi
Thomas
Hefti
Ralf
Hoffmann
Andreas
Kjaer
Jack
Kuipers
Herve
Lamarque
Alexander
McEwan
Laura
Millichamp
Stephan
Morgenthaler
Rebecca
Morton Doherty
Nasri
Nahas
Vann
Parker
Christophe
Patris de Broe Zeilas
Gitte
Pedersen
Bastien
Rachet
Herb
Riband
Pedro
Romero
Diana
Saraceni
Frederic
Sottilini
Thomas
Travis
Wim
Van Criekinge
Manon
Van Engeland
Max
van Min
Miro
Venturi
Suzanne
Wait

Speakers 2018

Patrick
Amstutz
Christina
Busmalis
Jurgi
Camblong
Raphael
Conz
Erik 
de Heus
Antoine
De Weck
Nicolas
Demierre
Sorin
Draghici
Tania
Dussey-Cavassini
Brian
Hashemi
Lana
Kandalaft
Catherine
Labouchère
Nicolas
Mach
Chris
Martin
Olivier
Michielin
Nasri
Nahas
Vincent
Ossipow
Vaclav
Potesil
Venkat
Reddy
Heinrich
Röder
Christopher
Rudolf
Diana
Saraceni
Marc
Sluijs
Cristina
Stefan
Kurt
Stoeckli
Hiroaki
Tanaka
Thierry
Weber
Karen
Zinkewich-Peotti

ATTENDING ORGANIZATIONS

Location

Aquatis Conference Center @Biopôle Lausanne
Route de Berne 148
1010 Lausanne
Switzerland

Venue

Aquatis is located at Biopôle Lausanne, one-hour journey from Geneva Airport and 15 minutes from Lausanne train station. It hosts a Conference Center, a Hotel, and the largest freshwater aquarium-vivarium in Europe. The superior business hotel houses a magnificent modern conference centre, restaurants, and a terrace, located in Lausanne-Vennes, just off the A9 motorway. The hotel has straight access to the M2 metro station at Vennes, with direct connections to Lausanne city centre and the lakeside area of Lac Leman.

Accommodation

For attendees of the Convergence in Oncology Summit 2019, the following hotels offer special room rates.

A limited number of hotel rooms are available at the Conference Hotel Aquatis. Program attendees, speakers and guests may benefit for the special rate of CHF 160.00 CHF single or double occupancy, breakfast included.

 

 

 

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Hotel rooms are available at Alpha-Palmiers by Fassbind ****.
Book directly on the website to have a discounted price.
The hotel is located 2 minutes walk from M2 metro station that directly brings to the Aquatis Conference Center.

 

 

 

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Hotel rooms are available at Agora Swiss Night by Fassbind ****.
Book directly on the website to have a discounted price.
The hotel is located 1 minute walk from M2 metro station that directly brings to the Aquatis Conference Center.

 

 

 

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Hotel rooms are available at Swiss Wine by Fassbind ***.
Book directly on the website to have a discounted price.
The hotel is located 1 minute walk from M2 metro station that directly brings to the Aquatis Conference Center.

 

 

 

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Hotel rooms are available at Hotel Lausanne by Fassbind **.
Book directly on the website to have a discounted price.
The hotel is located 2 minute walk from M2 metro station that directly brings to the Aquatis Conference Center.

 

 

 

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«When talking about Oncology, time is of essence and shortening. The only option we have left today is to converge and work together to speed up oncology research.» Nasri Nahas, CEO Biopôle

Organizers & Sponsors

Biopôle Lausanne is home of Life Sciences innovations in Switzerland. Biopôle hosts a vibrant community where industry and academia share a world-class combination of infrastructure, added value services, living space. Today, it houses more than 75 companies and clinical development teams, a startup incubator and 25 world-famous research groups. Biopôle SA is the owner of the site on which the Biopôle Lausanne life science campus is situated. Biopôle SA makes sure to insure the proper development of the site, to promote the site as a major place to be in the life sciences in Europe and to manage a lively community.

Salus Partners SA is a Swiss asset management firm based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The company has a special expertise in proven health technologies and seeks to generate exceptional returns while bringing good outcomes to society.

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